Inaugurated as the fourth location of the famous Spanish tapas restaurant – Toro + Ko Dubai was opened by celebrity Chef Ken Oringer in 2006 in Boston’s South End. Entrepreneur Will Malnati collaborated with Chef Oringer, along with his Executive Chef/Partner and 2014 James Beard Best Chef Northeast winner, Jamie Bissonnette to continue to the expansion of the brand.
Toro + Ko is a stylish and individually crafted high-end Barcelona-style tapas restaurants. The eatery serves traditional and modern Spanish-style small plates. The chefs prepare dishes with locally sourced, fresh and seasonable ingredients, in a lively, convivial atmosphere. Toro + Ko is located in Dubai’s buzzing City Walk district, development from Meraas Holdings. This is a destination with the theme of a European shopping street, with a blend of street art, boutique-style shops and a number of outdoor cafes, similar to that of London, Paris or in this case, Barcelona.
Serving specialises in Martini with over 55 varieties, served shaken and stirred, Toro + Ko has many gin-based drinks. Visitors enjoy the soundtrack, with an addictive blend of old-school funk, soul and hip-hop. The industrial style interiors are great, just like the music and the food. Toro + Ko offers a selection of over 60 tapas dishes, bursting with flavours as the showcase of ingredients. Moving into the top of the list of Spanish dining destinations in the region, Toro + Ko offers exotic food such as sea urchin, Sevruga caviar, quail egg – these are presented upon a gold spoon with smoke and offers a creamy taste of the sea. Diners must try the Catalan tomato bread offering simplicity, a dish, which is a staple of tapas bars in Barcelona. The restaurant also serves the Embutidos Y Quesos, a wooden board full of cured meats and cheeses. The Tuna Tartare is delicious served with fresh guacamole and autumn berries. Desserts at Toro + Ko are out of the world – they serve the best churros, presented with a trio of delectable sauces for dipping – dark chocolate, raspberry, and an intriguing miso dulce de leche.
Toro + Ko provides seating for 160 people including an expansive terrace offering unrestricted views of the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa. Toro + Ko is an impressive new addition to the exceptional dining options at City Walk.
Weekdays: 12:00 – 01:00
Weekends: 12:00 – 03:00
Toro + Ko
The Square, City Walk
Dubai – United Arab Emirates.
Tel.: +971 4 590 5433
Photo courtesy: www.torodubai.com
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